Human Resource management is the backbone of the organisation which combines with traditional administrative personnel function and develops the performance management in relation to employee and the resource planning. The assignment will cover the detail study of Human Resource Management and their function in the organisation. Zara is being chosen as an organisation for this study to understand about the different approaches of recruitment and selection and also which is applicable in the organisation. The workforce planning has been explain briefly and the benefits of the HRM practices for the employer and the employee. The evolution of the effectiveness of different HRM practices have helped in influencing the decision making for Zara. It has also been noted that proper application of the HRM practices in the work has helped to increase the efficiency and productivity of the organisation.
P1) Function of HRM in workforce planning of Zara.
Zara is a retail store which was founded in 1975 for the brand of the Inditex group. It is one of the world’s largest apparel retailers with brands such as Massimodutti, pull and bear, Bershka, Oysho etc. As of 2017 Zara has managed 20 clothing collections a year (Zarahome.com, 2018). Zara has launched 15 fashion stores nationally and two separate Zara home outlet in the recent month.
The human resource management has helped Zara to become one of the leading brand in UK by improving their marketing plan and developing their administrative policies and programmes. The department is quite concerned with the effective utilisation of the human resources in the organisation for a specific outcome of establishment.
The organisation has taken action for maintaining a good relationship with the employee and the employer for developing:
- Efficiency and effectiveness of the human resources.
- Ensuring positivity in the work and between the employees and the employees in the organisation.
- Development of the individual in the retail marketing and also for the position in the organisation.
The online retail marketing in UK has successfully extended the blow for bricks and Motors brands. The UK retail with the backbone of the HRM in their works was planning has helped to increase to profit by 2.1% true UK in January. The main motive of the organisation is now to increase the efficiency among the employee to gain competitive advantage.
The organisation is adopting for a specific human resource function in their workforce planning and resources:
HR planning: It is essential to have a good plan for the operations for the daily activity. The effectiveness of HR planning has enabled the organisation to achieve the overall performance. Identification of the nature of the job and helping with the desired candidates in the organisation has increased the revenue (Laneet al. 2015).
Recruitment and selection: Zara is looking for creative and flexible employees who can have enthusiasm and commitment to their passion for fashion. As the technology is changing day by day so the organisation has focused on adapting to changes towards customer oriented and teamwork.
Training and development: The organisation focus on the development training so that the employees can have internal promotion by constant adoption of the business and evaluation of the performance (Furnham, 2017). It also focus on the store, classroom, raw materials, corporate social responsibility, and safety trainings etc.